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5 Ways Our Thinking Can Make Weight Loss More Challenging

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By Madeleine Ortiz The term “weight bias” refers to negative attitudes towards people living in larger bodies – for example, many people incorrectly assume that people with obesity are lazy and lack willpower. One of the consequences of the weight bias that exists in our society is that many people living with obesity turn that…

Five Minute Fitness Challenge

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Dr. Michael Vallis, a registered health psychologist, considers himself a runner, but that doesn’t mean he always feels like going on his morning run. Sometimes his to-do list is long and a run doesn’t feel manageable. Other times, he just doesn’t feel motivated to lace up his shoes and get going. On those days, he…